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Echium  albicans Lag. & Rodr.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Echium  albicans Lag. & Rodr. 
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude600-1500m
Description long white lanate, basal leaves linear-lanceolate, attenuate to long petiole, stem leaves sessile, flowers in numerous spikes, producing oblong thyrsus
Size15-35cm
Colorred-violet
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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